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Date Printed: 7/30/2014
Argiano Non Confunditur 2010
Argiano Non Confunditur 2010
(search item no. 117022)
has fluid
has fluid 360
screw cap wine

James Suckling rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 7/30/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2011 James Suckling rating: 93 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

With deep ruby hues, it has a rich fruit aroma of red berries and soft smoky toast. Full-bodied wine, big and rich with ripe notes of raspberry, cinnamon and plum. The inherent sweetness of the Merlot acts as a bridge between the firm earthiness of the Sangiovese grape, the spicy blackcurrant of the Cabernet and the warm red fruit of the Syrah.

Terrifically paired with homemade pastas, meat sauces, mushroom based sauces and/or tartufo.

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About Tenuta di Argiano:

After this estate was acquired by Countess Noemi Marone Cinzano, the philosophy changed whereby quality and personality became the dominant priorities. In order to achieve these goals, Sebastiano Rosa was appointed as General Manager of the Estate. Having spent six years at the University of California at Davis, a two year tenure at Chateau Lafite Rothschild and three years at Sassacaia, he brings a strong mix of experience. In addition, Dr. Giacomo Tachis, probably the most well known winemaker in Italy today, became the oenologist. His legacy includes Sassacaia, Tignanello and Solaia, to name a few. Argiano's vineyards are located in the Montalicino area where a perfect microclimate assures a super ecological system. Varietals such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Sangiovese are planted. These grapes have not traditionally been part of the Montalcino area.